WWE RAW Results
WWE RAW Opener:
Batista opens the show, complaining about being the loser in the Last Man Standing match at the Extreme Rules PPV. He says that based on the rules, he shouldn’t of lost. Video is shown of Batista taped to the ring post. He says he could of stood on his own power and that the rules weren’t followed. He goes on to talk trash on Cena for winning that match in that regard. He mentions that tonight there is a scheduled "Beat the Clock" match between Batista and Cena, with the winner making the stipulation for the next title match. Batista reveals that The Miz is his opponent tonight. He calls out The Miz. Sheamus comes out instead. Sheamus calls Batista pathetic. Sheamus challenges Batista to a match tonight for Batista’s spot. Batista rejects the challenge and explains how Sheamus had his chance last week. Sheamus gives Batista one final stern warning before leaving the ring.
Beat The Clock Match:
The Miz was Batista’s scheduled opponent here. Miz comes out with a doctor’s note and says he would like to compete tonight be he cannot. Miz brings out his replacement for this match – NXT rookie Daniel Bryan. Batista goes for a Batista-Bomb early but Bryan avoids. Bryan locks in a submission hold moments later but Batista escapes. Things get pretty competitive, with Bryan having his moments with the offense, but ultimately Batista hit a spear and the Batista-Bomb for the pinfall and the victory.
Wayne Brady w/ Eve Torres & Jillian Hall
Backstage we see WWE Diva Eve Torres being photographed when she is approached by tonight’s RAW guest host – Wayne Brady. Brady says Eve is his favorite diva. Jillian Hall walks up and begins obnoxiously singing Brady’s theme song. Eve goes to return to her photo shoot when she is struck by Maryse with the title belt. Maryse poses for a few photos with the belt afterwards.
Edge Has Some Requests
Edge is shown talking to a production dude and asks him to use his sex celebration footage with Lita and his TLC match footage. The production guy says no to both.
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Josh Matthews Interviews Edge
Josh Matthews approaches Edge. Edge explains that he was the Rated R superstar but now everything in WWE is PG. He said tonight he was going to begin a new controversial era in WWE on The Cutting Edge.
Ted DiBiase Talks About R-Truth
DiBiase comes to the ring as footage is shown of last week where he offers R-Truth a job to be his "Virgil." DiBiase gets on the mic and says Truth should have jumped at the opportunity he gave him last week. He asks what Truth will do instead – sing? He says Truth only has one song, and even it sucks.
John Morrison vs. Ted DiBiase
Morrion knocks DiBiase out to the floor early. DiBiase gets himself intentionally disqualified. Morrison complains to get the match restarted. Morrison gets DiBiase to agree by saying if he loses, he’ll become DiBiase’s new "Virgil."
Winner via Count Out: John Morrison
John Morrison vs. Ted DiBiase
DiBiase uses some cheap short cuts to get an early advantage on Morrison in this second bout. Morrison eventually gets some offense in. DiBiase tries a Dream Street out of nowhere but Morrison avoids it. DiBiase eventually secures the hold, but Morrison is able to escape and hit a roll up on DiBiase for the pinfall and the victory.
Winner: John Morrison
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Live Arena Segment: Cena, Jericho & Wade Barrett
John Cena comes to the ring. Chris Jericho comes out in a suit and tie. He grabs a mic. Jericho says he will not pull out of this match for the same flimsy excuse Miz gave earlier. He says he will pull out instead because it’s a waste of time and an embarassment to beat and humiliate John Cena again. Jericho introduces NXT Rookie Wade Barrett as Cena’s opponent in the upcoming Beat The Clock challenge match.
Beat The Clock Match:
Cena immediately hits the Attitude Adjustment finisher on Barrett over the top rope and onto Jericho. Barrett slowly makes his comeback, as Jericho, who is on commentary at ringside, puts him over. Barrett with a solid near fall. Barrett is dominating the action now, with Cena looking to be in some trouble in this contest. With less than a minute remaining on the clock, Barrett continues to punish Cena. From nowhere, Cena locks in the STF and secures the tap out for the submission victory.
Winner: John Cena
After The Match: Cena Tries Naming His Stipulation
After the contest, Cena got on the microphone and was about to name his stipulation after winning the Beat The Clock challenge match against Wade Barrett. As Cena goes to make the announcement, Barrett attacked him from behind. As he continued his beat down, out came Sheamus, who beat down Cena even more. Sheamus hit Cena with his big boot finisher a few times and headed to the backstage area.
Maryse vs. Nikki Bella
Maryse versus Nikki of The Bella Twins is up next. Nikki is getting the better of Maryse early until Maryse knocks Nikki off the top during a spot. This allows Maryse to hit the French Kiss DDT Finisher on Nikki for the pinfall and the clean victory.
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Live Arena Segment: Wayne Brady, Zack Ryder, Mark Henry
Alicia Fox, Gail Kim and Zack Ryder are out in the live arena right now. Ryder is in the ring, with Kim and Fox outside the ring. Ryder says he’s single and ready to mingle. He calls out Primo Colon and said don’t make him be like an Arizona governor and ask for your papers. RAW guest host Wayne Brady appears on the screen and said if Ryder is so hell bent on looking impressive tonight, he can do so against THIS man. Mark Henry’s music hits.
Mark Henry vs. Zack Ryder
Ryder misses a big spot off the top rope to start the match. Henry moments later hits The World’s Strongest Slam for the clean pinfall victory in under two minutes.
Winner: Mark Henry
Backstage: Chris Jericho & Miz Talk Big Show
Backstage we see Chris Jericho and The Miz chatting together about what a bad tag-team parter The Big Show was for both of them. They both agree that Big Show shouldn’t have knocked either of them out. Miz tells Jericho that there is nothing either of them can do about it now that Big Show is on SmackDown. Jericho disagrees. They walk on and further discuss the matter…
Backstage: Wayne Brady w/ Kozlov, Santino & Regal
Backstage we see Kozlov looking at Wayne Brady. He says he’s happy Brady is not a foolish character like MacGruber. Santino, dressed as a Brady Bunch member, walks in and expresses his desire to team with Kozlov tonight. Regal tells them not to listen and that they have a match to get ready for. Santino talks about their problems in ECW. Regal says they put their problems behind them. Everyone leaves, but we see Goldust by himself, dressed like Alice, doing their catchphrase.
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Jericho and Miz are on commentary for this match. Kozlov and Regal double-team Tyson Kidd of The Hart Dynasty early. Eventually, Kidd makes the hot tag to David Hart Smith. Smith applies the Sharpshooter on Regal for the submission victory at just over two minutes into the match.
Winners: The Hart Dynasty
Next Week’s RAW Guest Host
Live Arena Segment: Edge, Orton & Wayne Brady
Edge comes out. He says no one deserves an explanation as to why he speared Randy Orton last week. He says he didn’t want to be drafted to RAW. He feels like he has to start over. Edge goes to introduce Orton, but Wayne Brady comes out instead. Brady tries joking around until Orton’s theme song hits, just as it seemed Edge was about to attack Brady. Orton glares at Edge but out of nowhere, hits an RKO on Brady. Edge backs off Orton a bit. He says the last time they were on the same brand, they were Rated RKO, the best tag-team in the world. Edge says they could do it again. Edge complains that he did everything right and the fans boo’d him, yet they cheer Orton no matter what. Edge flips out as Orton just stares at him. He says he’ll spear him week after week until he is a nobody. Orton continues to just stare. Edge loses his cool and demands that Orton say something – anything! Orton tries an RKO out of nowhere but Edge catches him with a big kick instead. Edge is waiting for Orton to get up so he can spear him. Orton finally gets up, Edge attempts a spear but Orton counters and hits an RKO on Edge. Orton stands over Edge as the show goes off the air.
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